Auction 90, Lot 31

"Mappe-Mondes sur Diverses Projections",

Subject: World

Period: 1805 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 13 inches
47 x 33 cm

Fine, copper engraved, double hemisphere map centered on South East Asia, and featuring the topography rather than political divisions. Five other projections surround the map; northern, southern, western, eastern and Mercators. Pictorial title cartouche with the four female representations of the continents, Venus in a seashell, and frolicking mermaids.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $900 - $1,000

Sold for: $650

Closed on 3/15/2000

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